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Men’s tennis swept by Wingate

Men’s tennis swept by Wingate

Carson-Newman (2-5, 0-3 SAC) fell at nationally-ranked Wingate (9-5, 3-0 SAC) 9-0 on Saturday afternoon. At no. 1 singles, freshman Juan Perez (Ecuador) took Kennedy Cancelado to a third-set tiebreaker before dropping the match 5-7, 6-3, 10-4. Jonathan Allen (Lenoir City, Tenn.) had a close game at no. 5 singles against Josh Eardley, but Eardley [...]

EAGLES FALL TO MARS HILL 3-2 IN 10 INNINGS

EAGLES FALL TO MARS HILL 3-2 IN 10 INNINGS

The Carson-Newman Eagles baseball team (13-9, 9-3 South Atlantic Conference) fell 3-2 in 10 innings to the Mars Hill Lions (5-14, 3-6 South Atlantic Conference) at Henderson Field on Sunday afternoon. With the game tied at two in the bottom of the tenth, Mars Hill’s Tyler Shuler delivered a game-winning RBI single to left field [...]

Hay wins the Tusculum Invitational, Jackson places in top five

Hay wins the Tusculum Invitational, Jackson places in top five

Gavin Hay (Glasgow, Scotland) claimed the first place spot and wins the Tusuculum Invitational, Sunday at the at the Link Hills Country Club. The senior is C-N’s first medalist since Brad Robinson won the Johnny Palmer Invitational in 2009. Hay’s two-day 137 (-5) is tied for the eighth lowest 36-hole score in SAC men’s golf [...]

Late LMU run pushes Railsplitters past C-N in SAC semifinals

Carson-Newman’s (20-8) bid to make its first SAC title game since 2001-02 fell short as top-seeded LMU (24-4) closed the semifinal matchup on an 11-3 run to knock the Eagles out of the postseason 69-59. Carson-Newman trailed by one with just over four minutes left, but LMU used the run to the seal the game [...]

The Boys Of Summers Past, JCHS Alumni Games

The Boys Of Summers Past, JCHS Alumni Games

The boys of summers past hit the field on Saturday to have a little fun and support their favorite home team. Jefferson County High School Patriots Baseball Team hosted an alumni game at Holland Field. Past members of the Patriot Baseball Team dusted off their gloves to help raise funds for 2013 team. Events started [...]

Dungy message to C-N football: “It’s what you do in the long run that counts.”

Referencing Matthew 16:26, former NFL coach Tony Dungy told Carson-Newman’s football team Friday afternoon that the most important thing about football was not winning championship, but using football as a way to become a better person. “I’ve lived 31 years in the National Football League,” Dungy said to the 140 players in the Ken Sparks [...]

EAGLES TRAVEL TO MARS HILL

EAGLES TRAVEL TO MARS HILL

The Carson-Newman Eagles baseball team (12-7, 8-1 South Atlantic Conference) will return to conference play with a weekend series on the road against the Mars Hill Lions (4-13, 2-5 South Atlantic Conference) at Henderson Field with a doubleheader on Saturday and a Sunday finale. Saturday’s doubleheader at Henderson Field will begin at noon, while Sunday’s [...]

Eagles hit Timmons Arena for SAC semifinal Saturday slate with LMU

Carson-Newman (20-7) will try to advance to the championship game of the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Basketball Tournament for the first time since winning the crown in 2001. Standing in the Eagles’ way is a top-seeded Lincoln Memorial (23-4) club that swept the regular season series with the Eagles. Carson-Newman dropped the first game [...]

Eagles seek to snap streak as Catawba invades the Creek

After dropping both games of a doubleheader to Columbus State Wednesday, Carson-Newman (15-5) softball finds itself in a position it hasn’t been in in 2013. The Eagles have lost three straight, but will try to rebound Saturday as South Atlantic Conference play begins with a doubleheader with Catawba (17-7). Catawba swept a doubleheader with the [...]

Eagles add Tusculum Invitational to season schedule

Eagles add Tusculum Invitational to season schedule

Carson-Newman’s men’s golf team will head to Greeneville, Tenn. to play in the Tusculum Invitational Saturday, March 9 at the Link Hill Country Club. Carson-Newman golf coach John Minor said the Eagles decided to add this tournament at the last minute and hope to use it to not snag a win, but to get some [...]

Eagles withstand L-R rally, move on to Greenville and SAC semis

Carson-Newman (20-7) used a 22-2 run spanning the final eight minutes of the first half and the first four minutes of the second half to take a 15-point lead then hang on for a 58-54 win over Lenoir-Rhyne (18-9) in the quarterfinals of the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament. The Eagles make their first [...]

Sparks prepared to welcome Dungy, Gailey to C-N coaching clinic

Carson-Newman head football coach Ken Sparks is geared up to welcome hundreds of coaches to the Music Road Hotel and Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., for the annual Carson-Newman Championship Coaching Clinic. Former NFL coaches Tony Dungy and Chan Gailey highlight the roster of speakers for the event from March 8-10. “Tony wrote a [...]

Carson-Newman falls in conference opener to Anderson University

Carson-Newman falls in conference opener to Anderson University

Carson-Newman (2-3) pulled out wins at no. 1 and no. 2 singles before dropping a 7-2 decision against Anderson (5-3) Monday afternoon at the Carson-Newman tennis complex. Freshman Juan Perez (Ecuador) secured an important win against Abdoulaye Camara at no. 1 singles 6-3, 6-4. At no. 2 singles, Paul Birdsong (Woodstock, Ga.) clinched a big [...]

BURSTROM NAMED SAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

BURSTROM NAMED SAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Carson-Newman freshman Tatum Burstrom (Maryville, Tenn.) earned South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors after a pair of sterling performances last week for the Lady Eagles. The award is the first for Burstrom in her career, and the first SAC weekly honor for a Lady Eagle this season. Burstrom started her award-winning [...]

LADY EAGLES FIFTH SEED IN SAC TOURNAMENT

LADY EAGLES FIFTH SEED IN SAC TOURNAMENT

The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles basketball team (15-10, 9-9 South Atlantic Conference) earned a fifth seed for the 2013 Food Lion SAC Women’s Basketball Championship, announced by the league office Saturday. Carson-Newman will play its quarterfinal game at fourth-seeded Newberry on Wednesday March 6 at 7 p.m. inside Eleazer Arena. The Lady Eagles and Wolves split [...]

NCAA Possibilities

NCAA Possibilities

You’ve probably heard the old saying, “It’s as clear as mud.”  That sums up the basketball Vols’ NCAA possibilities.  The tournament future for Cuonzo Martin’s squad is so murky I put off writing this column twice, waiting for it to clear.  It didn’t clear.  So where does it stand? I believe the Vols need three [...]